The Wexford County Council on Aging (WCCOA) provides a wide array of services and programs to meet the needs in the community, including enhancing wellness and empowering seniors to be a vital part of the community. Some of WCCOA's services include homemaking, personal care, in-home respite care, adult day services, foot care, a Medicare/Medicaid assistance program and community health advocacy, and medication management.
The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ann Arbor (RMHCAA) is a non-profit organization that aims to alleviate the emotional and financial stresses for families of seriously ill/hospitalized children by providing a home away from home. The RMHCAA operates two Houses that can accomodate up to 43 families near/in C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, with many ammenities including bedrooms with private bathrooms, several shared living areas, playrooms/playgrounds for children, stocked kitchens, dinners provided by community volunteers, toiletries and laundry services, and transportation including shuttles and bikes. Families must be referred by a child's hospital social worker to be considered for accomodation.
The Independence Township Senior Community Center serves as a place for older adults to access resources, services, and enjoy activities in the community. The Community Center offers day trips to entertainment venues, extended/overnight trips, provides a durable medical equipment loan closet (with walkers, canes, shower seats, wheelchairs, and more), provides funds to low-income seniors to help complete household repairs, low-cost transportation, and a senior nutrition program.
Wrenn House provides a safe, legal, and responsible environment for youth who run away from home, who are homeless, or are otherwise in a crisis situation. We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Wrenn House is available to any youth age 10 – 17, with priority given to youth from Wake County and Raleigh. For 30 years, Wrenn House has served those experiencing crisis by providing a diverse range of services including: temporary shelter, counseling, case management, referrals, and a variety of life skills, all within a therapeutic and safe environment that promotes individuality and empowers youth and families.
Our mission at “Bridging the Gap” (BTG) is to PROVIDE military veterans with what they need to fight the good fight against Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other crippling Combat Stress issues. This includes a stable environment, quality food, safe harbor, work programs, and much more. Unlike many national Veterans organizations, BTG is NOT a call center – our assistance is direct. If a Veteran seeks aid from BTG – and we have the space available – aid will begin that very same day. To gain access to our services a person simply has to prove that they are a United States Military Veteran – that’s it. There’s no red tape to cut thru Programs: Residential Housing, Homes for Heroes, Field Trips & Activities, Health & Wellness Services, BTG Rental Deposit Guarantee , BTG Utility Deposit Program, BTG Mentorship Program, Counseling and Therapy, Healthcare Assistance, Transportation Program
Community Action of Allegan County offers a wide range of social services for Allegan County residents, with programs for food assistance, utility assistance, early education for children, community development projects, various senior services, and weatherization work for low-income households.